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Heart valve disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-valve-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20353727

Sep 29th, 2021 - Overview In heart valve disease, one or more of the valves in your heart doesn't work properly. Your heart has four valves that keep blood flowing in the correct direction. In some cases, one or more of the valves don't open or close properly. This can cause the blood flow through your heart to your body to be disrupted. Your heart valve disease treatment depends on the heart valve affected and...

Constipation in children - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/constipation-in-children/symptoms-causes/syc-20354242

Sep 18th, 2021 - Overview Constipation in children is a common problem. A constipated child has infrequent bowel movements or hard, dry stools. Common causes include early toilet training and changes in diet. Fortunately, most cases of constipation in children are temporary. Encouraging your child to make simple dietary changes — such as eating more fiber-rich fruits and vegetables and drinking more water — can...

Constipation - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/constipation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354259

Aug 31st, 2021 - Diagnosis In addition to a general physical exam and a digital rectal exam, doctors use the following tests and procedures to diagnose chronic constipation and try to find the cause: Blood tests. Your doctor will look for a systemic condition such as low thyroid (hypothyroidism) or high calcium levels. An X-ray. An X-ray can help your doctor determine whether our intestines are blocked and whet...

Enterocele (Small Bowel Prolapse): Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16966-enterocele

Aug 11th, 2021 - Overview Laparoscopic-Assisted Vaginal Tape Procedures for the Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse. What is an enterocele? An enterocele (EN-ter-uh-seel) occurs when part of the small intestine drops (prolapses) into the pelvic area. The small intestine (or small bowel) pushes against the top of the vagina, causing a bulge. Another name for enterocele is small bowel prolapse. It’s a type of pelv...

Rectal prolapse - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rectal-prolapse/symptoms-causes/syc-20352837

Jun 26th, 2021 - Overview Rectal prolapse Open pop-up dialog box Close Rectal prolapse Rectal prolapse Rectal prolapse occurs when the rectum becomes stretched out and protrudes from the anus. Rectal prolapse occurs when part of the large intestine's lowest section (rectum) slips outside the muscular opening at the end of the digestive tract (anus). While rectal prolapse may cause discomfort, it's rarely a medi...

Rectal prolapse - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rectal-prolapse/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20450472

Jun 26th, 2021 - Diagnosis Sometimes it can be difficult to distinguish rectal prolapse from hemorrhoids. To help diagnose rectal prolapse and rule out other associated conditions, your doctor may recommend: Digital rectal exam. Your doctor inserts a gloved and lubricated finger into your rectum to evaluate the strength of your sphincter muscles and to check for any abnormalities in the rectal area. During the ...

Rectal prolapse - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rectal-prolapse/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352840

Jun 26th, 2021 - Rectal prolapse care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team More than 400 people receive care for rectal prolapse at Mayo Clinic every year. People with rectal prolapse often have other types of pelvic organ prolapse. If you need surgery, Mayo specialists work together so that in most cases you have only one procedure. Advanced diagnosis Mayo Clinic doctors use dynamic MRI for diagnosing and...

Congenital mitral valve anomalies - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/congenital-mitral-valve-anomalies/cdc-20385802

Jun 6th, 2021 - Congenital mitral valve anomalies Normal heart and heart with mitral valve stenosis Open pop-up dialog box Close Normal heart and heart with mitral valve stenosis Normal heart and heart with mitral valve stenosis Mitral valve stenosis, shown in the heart on the right, is a condition in which the heart's mitral valve is narrowed. This abnormal valve doesn't open properly, blocking blood flow com...

Hemorrhoids Treatment, Symptoms,
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Jan 18th, 2021 - Overview What are hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are swollen, enlarged veins that form inside and outside the anus and rectum. They can be painful, uncomfortable and cause rectal bleeding. Hemorrhoids are also called piles. We’re all born with hemorrhoids, but at baseline, they don’t bother us. It’s only when they become swollen and enlarged that they produce irritating symptoms. How common are hemor...

Urinary Retention: Causes, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15427-urinary-retention

Jan 10th, 2021 - Overview Urinary retention can be caused by problems affecting your ureters, bladder or urethra. What is urinary retention? Urinary retention is a condition where your bladder doesn’t empty all the way or at all when you urinate. Your bladder is like a storage tank for urine. Urine is made up of waste that’s filtered out of your blood by your kidneys. Once filtered, the urine moves to your blad...

Small bowel prolapse (enterocele) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/enterocele/symptoms-causes/syc-20377661

Dec 29th, 2020 - Overview Small bowel prolapse (enterocele) Open pop-up dialog box Close Small bowel prolapse (enterocele) Small bowel prolapse (enterocele) Small bowel prolapse (enterocele) occurs when muscles and tissues that hold the intestines (small bowel) in place inside the pelvic cavity weaken, causing the small bowel to descend and bulge into the vagina. Small bowel prolapse, also called enterocele (EN...

Small bowel prolapse (enterocele) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/enterocele/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20377672

Dec 29th, 2020 - Small bowel prolapse care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors who specialize in small bowel prolapse, in many cases, see only people with pelvic organ prolapse. As a result, they have extensive expertise in treating this condition, including correcting treatments done elsewhere that weren't satisfactory. Research pioneers Mayo physicians are leaders in clinical researc...

Small bowel prolapse (enterocele) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/enterocele/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377666

Dec 29th, 2020 - Diagnosis To confirm a diagnosis of small bowel prolapse, your doctor performs a pelvic exam. During the exam, your doctor may ask you to take a deep breath and hold it while bearing down like you're having a bowel movement (Valsalva maneuver), which is likely to cause the prolapsed small bowel to bulge downward. If your doctor can't verify that you have a prolapse while you're lying on the exa...

Fecal incontinence - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fecal-incontinence/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351403

Dec 1st, 2020 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask questions about your condition and perform a physical exam that usually includes a visual inspection of your anus. A probe may be used to examine this area for nerve damage. Normally, this touching causes your anal sphincter to contract and your anus to pucker. Medical tests A number of tests are available to help pinpoint the cause of fecal incontinence: Digital ...

Pelvic organ prolapse - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pelvic-organ-prolapse/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20360558

Nov 10th, 2020 - Clinical trials Explore Mayo Clinic studies testing new treatments, interventions and tests as a means to prevent, detect, treat or manage this condition. By Mayo Clinic Staff Pelvic organ prolapse care at Mayo Clinic Request an Appointment at Mayo Clinic Symptoms & causesDoctors & departments Nov. 10, 2020 Print Share on: FacebookTwitter Show references Ferri FF. Pelvic organ prolapsed. In: Fe...

Pelvic organ prolapse - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pelvic-organ-prolapse/symptoms-causes/syc-20360557

Nov 10th, 2020 - Overview When the muscles and ligaments supporting a woman's pelvic organs weaken, the pelvic organs can drop lower in the pelvis, creating a bulge in the vagina (prolapse). Women most commonly develop pelvic organ prolapse years after childbirth, after a hysterectomy or after menopause. If you have symptoms, such as a feeling of pressure in your pelvic area, see your health care provider. Ther...

Pelvic organ prolapse - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pelvic-organ-prolapse/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20360560

Nov 10th, 2020 - Pelvic organ prolapse care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. A multidisciplinary team of Mayo Clinic experts trained in female pelvic floor medicine and reconstructive surgery evaluate and treat different types of pelvic organ prolapse. This team includes gynecologists and urologists. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for nearly 3,000 women with pelvic organ prolapse. Advanced treatm...

Uterine prolapse - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/uterine-prolapse/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20353467

Sep 19th, 2020 - Uterine prolapse care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's uterine prolapse team includes specialists trained in female pelvic floor medicine (urogynecologists). Urogynecologists undergo three years of training in women's pelvic health and pelvic reconstructive surgery after completing four years of general obstetrics and gynecology training. Having all of this subspecialized...

Uterine prolapse - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/uterine-prolapse/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353464

Sep 19th, 2020 - Diagnosis Pelvic exam Open pop-up dialog box Close Pelvic exam Pelvic exam During a pelvic exam, your doctor inserts two gloved fingers inside your vagina. While simultaneously pressing down on your abdomen, he or she can evaluate your uterus, ovaries and other pelvic organs. A diagnosis of uterine prolapse generally occurs during a pelvic exam. During the pelvic exam your doctor is likely to a...

Uterine prolapse - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/uterine-prolapse/symptoms-causes/syc-20353458

Sep 19th, 2020 - Overview Uterine prolapse Open pop-up dialog box Close Uterine prolapse Uterine prolapse Normally, supporting ligaments and other connective tissues hold your uterus in place inside your pelvic cavity. Weakening of these supportive structures allows the uterus to slip down into the vagina. As a result, the vagina also is pulled down and may turn inside out. Doctors refer to this downward moveme...